Monthly Archives: May 2015

Acts 15:36-41 Sharp Disagreement

36 Some time later Paul said to Barnabas, “Let us go back and visit the believers in all the towns where we preached the word of the Lord and see how they are doing.” 37 Barnabas wanted to take John, also called … Continue reading

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Acts 15:22-35 Unofficial Troublemakers

 Then the apostles and elders, with the whole church, decided to choose some of their own men and send them to Antioch with Paul and Barnabas. They chose Judas (called Barsabbas) and Silas, men who were leaders among the believers. … Continue reading

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Acts 15:1-21 How Strict?

Certain people came down from Judea to Antioch and were teaching the believers: “Unless you are circumcised, according to the custom taught by Moses, you cannot be saved.” 2 This brought Paul and Barnabas into sharp dispute and debate with them. … Continue reading

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Acts 14:21-28 Return Journey

They preached the gospel in that city and won a large number of disciples. Then they returned to Lystra, Iconium and Antioch, 22 strengthening the disciples and encouraging them to remain true to the faith. “We must go through many hardships … Continue reading

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Acts 14:8-20 Not Gods

8 In Lystra there sat a man who was lame. He had been that way from birthand had never walked. 9 He listened to Paul as he was speaking. Paul looked directly at him, saw that he had faith to be healed … Continue reading

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Acts 14:1-7 As Usual

At Iconium Paul and Barnabas went as usual into the Jewish synagogue.There they spoke so effectively that a great number of Jews and Greeks believed. 2 But the Jews who refused to believe stirred up the other Gentiles and poisoned their … Continue reading

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Acts 13:13-52 An Exclusive Club

13 From Paphos, Paul and his companions sailed to Perga in Pamphylia, where John left them to return to Jerusalem. 14 From Perga they went on to Pisidian Antioch. On the Sabbath they entered the synagogue and sat down. 15 After the reading … Continue reading

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